This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Purpose of Position:The following are the essential duties of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. The scope and duties of a given position may change or be altered based on the business needs of NAEC. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.Typical responsibilities and job knowledge include:Assists line crews with construction of power lines by cutting right-of-way. Locates work site by reading detailed maps.Maintains right-of-way by climbing or using aerial device to trim trees around energized lines.Experienced with rope rigging and arborist knowledge and skills. Certification of these skills preferred.Operates chain saws and chipper equipment to remove and breakdown vegetation.Operates tractor, bush hogs, and other equipment associated with right-of-way clearing and maintenance.Maintains a safe working environment by adhering to policies, procedures and regulations.May be required to apply vegetation control materials requiring certification in the use of hazardous materials.Minimum Job Specifications:All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.Working Conditions:General right-of-way clearing conditions for electric distribution system with irregular hours as deemed necessary by the position. Good dexterity to operate various pieces of brush cutting and tree trimming equipment. Frequent physical activity, to include walking, stooping, bending, frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional lifting in excess of fifty lbs., climbing, kneeling, reaching, stooping, crawling, pushing, and working in awkward positions and enclosed spaces is normal. Must possess or be capable of attaining an Arkansas commercial driver's license and have an insurable driving record. Must be able to operate variety of motor vehicles, any and all devices pertaining to distribution system right-of-way clearing. Must have good hearing to get equipment noises and conditions accurately identified and analyzed. Must be able to communicate clearly and accurately for work and safety compliance. Position requires travel throughout the Cooperative's service territory, and regularly working long days to meet deadlines.North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.